Andrea Paulseth

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Thu. Jan. 12th, 2017

Perfecting Their Chops

Pan Thao, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Chippewa Falls hotel restaurant raises the steaks

Thu. Jan. 12th, 2017

On Her Own

Katy Macek, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Jerrika Mighelle of sister trio QuinnElizabeth forges ahead with solo album

Thu. Jan. 12th, 2017

Opening Shot | Jan. 11, 2017

photos by Andrea Paulseth

A NEW YEAR BOOM. Thousands gathered in downtown Eau Claire on New Year’s Eve to ring in 2017 with all kinds of festivities including lantern parades, live music at every conceivable venue, a swanky gala/fundraiser at The Lismore, a kids party at the Children’s Museum, and fireworks at midnight.

Wed. Jan. 11th, 2017

Southside Suds

Amanda Foxcroft, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Southtowne Pub busts into the Eau Claire bar scene

Wed. Jan. 11th, 2017

Going Yoga? How to Find a Teacher

Christopher Hayden, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Hot? Cold? Fast? Slow? The valley offers a vast array of yoga options

The Daily Shakedown

Tue. Jan. 10th, 2017

Library Hopes to Put Free Books on Eau Claire Buses

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A new effort to put free books on Eau Claire Transit buses isn’t just a way to give riders something to do if the Wi-Fi goes out (although that’s not a bad idea, come to think of it). It’s also a serious effort ...

Light Up Eau Claire 2016

Tue. Jan. 3rd, 2017

Downtown Eau Claire rang in 2017 with an all-new New Year's Eve celebration with activities for families and kids, such as a Little Lantern Parade and a We-Bop Family Jazz Party at the Children’s Museum of Eau Claire, as well as adult festivities including live music ...

Fri. Dec. 30th, 2016

Learning to Code: It's Not Just for Teens Anymore

Katie Larson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The message inscribed on a Post-it note and passed from one colleague to another during the first professional development day at the Chippewa Valley Montessori Charter School is pretty telling of the misconceptions ...

Wed. Dec. 28th, 2016

Duke and Dagger Brings a Bit of Britain to Menomonie

Haley Wright, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Duke and Dagger, a new British pub in Menomonie, had its grand opening a few weeks ago and has been the buzz around town ever since. It’s in the building that once housed Das Bierhaus ...

Wed. Dec. 28th, 2016

Who Do You Believe?

James Johonnott, photos by Andrea Paulseth

with Doubt, CVTG tackles tough questions

Wed. Dec. 28th, 2016

Frigid Fun After Dark: Winter After Hours starts in Boyd Park in January

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth, Timothy Mather

Winter can be an isolating time, and sometimes even we hearty Wisconsinites need a nudge to break our routines and actually get outside and enjoy the season’s snowy splendor instead of complaining about it. We need motivation to pull on our stocking caps and dig our ice skates out of the closet or even strap on some snowshoes ...

Wed. Dec. 28th, 2016

BACK ON THE ICE: Winter Fest and Games returns for more icy excitement

Brendon Paucek, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Put on your snowshoes and rev up your snowmobiles: The third annual Winter Fest and Games presented by CCF Bank is coming up! From Jan. 27-29 Lake Altoona will be the coolest spot around with a flurry of events and festivities for winter enthusiasts ...

Tue. Dec. 27th, 2016

Chippewa Valley Writers Guild Offers Winter Retreat

Mike Paulus, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Chippewa Valley Writers Guild is back at it, starting off 2017 with a Winter Writer’s Weekend at The Oxbow Hotel in snowy downtown Eau Claire, Feb. 4-5. Guild director/UW-Eau Claire professor BJ Hollars says it’s a two-day retreat designed to help people create ...

Thu. Dec. 15th, 2016

Opening Shot | Dec. 14, 2016

photos by Andrea Paulseth

HOLIDAY WHIMSY. On Saturday, December 10, Down to Earth Garden Center hosted it’s annual Whimsical Winter Miniature Garden Tea Party, complete with mini-sandwiches, dessert, and a fairy garden.

Thu. Dec. 15th, 2016

Fired up About Tacos

Natalie Rosenkranz, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Grizzly’s owners launch southwest-style eatery with wood-fired panache

Thu. Dec. 15th, 2016

Food Truck Fast Lane

Brendon Paucek, photos by Andrea Paulseth

one-day UWEC course gives you the basics of operating a food truck business

Wed. Dec. 14th, 2016

Action City opens new trampoline park and obstacle courses

Hannah Mumm, photos by Andrea Paulseth

A plan five years in the making is about to become reality on Saturday, December 17. That's when Action City will unveil a 20,000-square-foot indoor trampoline park, complete with a general jumping area, a soft play area, slam dunk and dodgeball courts, and a trick trampoline with an attached foam pit ...

Wed. Dec. 14th, 2016

Charcoal Creations

Barbara Arnold, photos by Andrea Paulseth

ex-Marine discovers she has a talent for drawing

Tue. Dec. 13th, 2016

Old Xcel Energy Sign Re-Energized

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Irvine Park isn’t the only place in Chippewa Falls ablaze with light this holiday season. Xcel Energy recently refurbished and relit the iconic NSP sign that has been atop the hydroelectric plant ...

Fri. Dec. 2nd, 2016

Opening Shot | Nov. 30, 2016

photos by Andrea Paulseth

HOT TO TROT. Costumed fun was on the menu at the annual Festival Foods Turkey Trot on Nov. 24 in Eau Claire. The run benefits the YMCA and the Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Chippewa Valley.

Thu. Dec. 1st, 2016

Staging the Holidays: Local theater groups bring Christmas to life

James Johonnott, photos by Andrea Paulseth

With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror and the holiday season ahead, the urge to get out of the house for an evening will be greater than ever. If you’re looking for a night out at the theater or an afternoon show for the kids ...

Wed. Nov. 30th, 2016

Artsy Address

Darrion Behrendt, photos by Andrea Paulseth

three women collaborate on new art gallery, 200 Main

Wed. Nov. 30th, 2016

From Austin to Eau Claire

Eric Christenson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

seeking new climate, Texan takes recording studio north

Wed. Nov. 30th, 2016

Caffeinate EC: A Guide to Unique Offerings From Chippewa Valley Cafés

Brendon Paucek, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Eau Claire’s many coffee houses are not one in the same. Each one has some creative minds behind the counter experimenting, testing, and drawing inspiration from all kinds of places to create some fantastic drinks for your next ...

Turkey Trot 2016

Mon. Nov. 28th, 2016

The 9th annual Festival Foods Turkey Trot took place on Thursday, November 24 at Hobbs Ice Arena and featured a 2 and 5 mile race.

Mon. Nov. 21st, 2016

DeLong Middle School Art Fair Highlights Adolescent Creativity

Ken Szymanski, photos by Andrea Paulseth

People wouldn’t normally associate middle schools with community art centers. But why not? They have the space, the supplies, and boundless creative energy. On October 15, DeLong Middle School’s A Knight’s Faire showed how student entrepreneurs, professional artists ...

Thu. Nov. 17th, 2016

Making Carson Park Even More Playful

Tom Giffey, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Considering all of the attractions in Carson Park – the baseball stadium, the trains, the two museums, the fishing spots and horseshoe pits – it’s easy for some of us to forget that the park is also home to one of the Chippewa Valley’s biggest and best playgrounds...

Thu. Nov. 17th, 2016

Children's Museum Shows Off New Digs

Katie Larson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Most people love to experience something new when in a familiar space. The Children’s Museum of Eau Claire played with this notion by combining several creative ideas and funds, generated from 9 months of consecutive revenue growth...

Thu. Nov. 17th, 2016

You Can Help With Lights & Sights at Irvine Park's Christmas Village!

Katie Larson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The staff at Irvine Park needs some help setting up the Christmas Village display this year. Slated to light up the park at 5pm on Thanksgiving Day, there is still a lot of work that needs to be accomplished before the opening ceremonies can commence...

Thu. Nov. 17th, 2016

Play Ball! Jeffers Road Park Is Now Open

Katie Larson, photos by Andrea Paulseth

To the delight of kids in the Eau Claire community, the new playground at Jeffers Road Park on Eau Claire’s northwest side is officially open...

Thu. Nov. 17th, 2016

Yankee Pride

Brendon Paucek, photos by Andrea Paulseth

an old name in a new place, Yankee Jack’s Public House caters to many tastes

Thu. Nov. 17th, 2016

Opening Shot | Nov. 16, 2016

photos by Andrea Paulseth

GETTING HIGH ON WATER STREET. Work is well underway for the $12 million, four-story mixed-use redevelopment project on the 200 block of Water Street. Initial plans for the building feature a 12,000 square foot grocery store and 87 apartments.

Wed. Nov. 16th, 2016

Keep Your Eyes Peeled

Laura Lash, photos by Andrea Paulseth

The Giants of Midgard let it rip on new album Beware

Wed. Nov. 16th, 2016

So, What Makes a Craft Cocktail?

Thom Fountain, photos by Andrea Paulseth

Let’s cut to the chase here: We’re going to spend a lot of time here just talking about booze. But booze plays an important role in our culture. We gather in bars to watch sports and talk politics and go on first dates and celebrate our lives ...

Wed. Nov. 16th, 2016

Breaking Down the Old Fashioned

V1 Staff, photos by Andrea Paulseth

it’s one of the greatest cocktails in the world, and no one does it like we do in Wisconsin

Wed. Nov. 16th, 2016

From Farm to Glass

Thom Fountain, photos by Andrea Paulseth

the freshest ingredients make the freshest cocktails

Fri. Nov. 4th, 2016

What Do You Crave?

Natalie Rosenkranz, photos by Andrea Paulseth

a new downtown smoothie shop with a nutritious twist